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Cardiology Management

Smartphone app helps veterans engage in home-based cardiac rehab

2018 13 Aug

Cardiac rehabilitation (CR) is recommended for patients with coronary heart disease; however, participation among veterans remains poor. Results of a new study show the feasibility of a smartphone-enabled, home-based CR for secondary prevention in veterans with heart disease. The technology-based intervention is associated with moderate to high... Read more

Cardiology Management

Smartphone app outperforms traditional exam in cardiac assessment

2018 03 Apr

Results of a randomised trial highlight the potential of smartphone applications to help clinicians make decisions at the bedside. In this study, a smartphone app using the phone's camera function performed better than traditional physical examination (known as the Allen test) to assess blood flow in a wrist artery for patients undergoing coronary... Read more